A THANKSGIVING TRADITION CONTINUES ON 6abc
The 92nd Annual 6abc Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade
Featuring Good Morning America’s Sam Champion & The Chew’s Carla Hall
Also Streaming LIVE on 6abc.com!
(Philadelphia, PA) – Start your Thanksgiving Day with a star-studded extravaganza – ONLY on 6abc! The 6abc Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade, a tradition 92 years strong, kicks off on Thursday November 24th at 8:30am! Action News’ Rick Williams and Cecily Tynan will co-host the broadcast, with Karen Rogers and Adam Joseph LIVE along the parade route.
This year’s lineup of stars and performers will excite the crowds and dazzle the viewers watching from home! Good Morning America’s Sam Champion returns for his 4th Philly parade appearance. Carla Hall, co-host of ABC Daytime’s The Chew, and Charlie McDermott, from ABC’s hit comedy The Middle, also join the star-studded lineup. Plus, there will be a special appearance by two of Hollywood’s biggest stars – Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy! Their newest big screen adventure, THE MUPPETS, hits theaters on November 23.
The 6abc Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day parade truly has something for everyone with 15 balloons, 16 floats, 14 marching bands from across our nation, and fan favorites from stage and screen.
With the dazzling sights comes a celebration of sounds! Pop star Iyaz, presented by Wired 96.5, will rock the length of the parade route. American Idol finalists Stefano Langone and Philly’s own Justin Guarini will take the mic, the Eagles cheerleaders will pump up the crowd, and people will be dazzled by the magic of Scott Alexander, as seen across the nation on America’s Got Talent. And that’s not all. Zack Montana, a contestant on Radio Disney’s Next Big Thing, will make his parade debut, as will hitmaker CeCe Peniston. And young parade-goers will be treated to a special performance from their friends at Sesame Place.
Of course, it wouldn’t be a celebration without a little Disney magic! From the Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida, Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Phineas and Ferb, and all your favorite Disney friends will excite the children on the parade route, along with Rapunzel and Princess Tiana from Disney on Ice Presents, “Dare to Dream.” Plus, viewers will be treated to a performance from the musical, The King and I, the incredible voice talent of tenor Nathan Pacheco, and the debut single from The Farm, presented by 92.5 WXTU. And who can forget the big stars of the show – Santa and Mrs. Claus!
Dunkin’ Donuts is also the presenting sponsor of all of this year’s telecast, behind the scenes videos, and interactive opportunities for viewers. The entire parade telecast will stream live on 6abc.com. Adam Joseph will also be both on-air, and online, as the feature reporter on the Parade Fan Cam, presented by Dunkin’ Donuts. The Parade Fan Cam can be seen starting at 9am Thanksgiving morning on 6abc.com. There, Adam will be LIVE, giving viewers a unique view of the parade, while uploading photos and chatting with viewers on his Facebook page.